Tomb relief fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St.7300

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 52 x 26 cm (9 1/16 x 20 1/2 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25-1-962

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This is a fragment executed in raised relief with three columns of hieroglyphs. The titles ‘Kherp ‘h’ and ‘nswt’ are written. The text reads right to left. The background is stained a reddish brown.

Provenance

From Giza, St.7300. 1925: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
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Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition